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Tables of Contents for Charlotte Temple
Note on the Text
Chronology of Susanna Haswell Rowson
Advertisement from the original British edition (1791)
VOLUME I. Title page of the first American edition (1794)
CHAPTER I. A Boarding School
CHAPTER II. Domestic Concerns
CHAPTER III. Unexpected Misfortunes
CHAPTER IV. Change of Fortune
CHAPTER V. Such Things Are
CHAPTER VI. An Intriguing Teacher
CHAPTER VII. Natural Sense of Propriety Inherent in the Female Bosom.
CHAPTER VIII. Domestic Pleasures Planned
CHAPTER IX. We Know Not What a Day May Bring Forth
CHAPTER X. When We Have Excited Curiosity, It Is But an Act of Good Nature to Gratify It.
CHAPTER XI. Conflict of Love and Duty.
CHAPTER XII. Nature's last, best gift: Creature in whom excell'd whatever could To sight or thought be nam'd! Holy, divine! good, amiable, and sweet! How thou art falln'!
CHAPTER XIII. Cruel Disappointment.
CHAPTER XIV. Maternal Sorrow.
CHAPTER XV. Embarkation.
CHAPTER XVI. Necessary Digression.
CHAPTER XVII. A Wedding
CHAPTER XVIII. Reflections.
CHPATER XIX. A Mistake Discovered.
CHAPTER XX. Virtue never appears so amiable as when reaching forth her hand to raise a fallen sister. Chapter of Accidents.
CHAPTER XXI. Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see, That mercy I to others show That mercy show to me. Pope
CHAPTER XXII. Sorrows of the Heart.
CHAPTER XXIII. A Man May Smile, and Smile, and Be a Villain.
CHAPTER XXIV. Mystery Developed.
CHAPTER XXV. Reception of a Letter.
CHAPTER XXVI. What Might Be Expected.
CHAPTER XXVII. Pensive she mourn'd, and hung her languid head, Like a fair lily overcharg'd with dew.
CHAPTER XXVIII. We Go Forward Again.
CHAPTER XXIX. We Go Forward Again.
CHAPTER XXX. And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep, A shade that follows wealth and fame, But leaves the wretch to weep.
CHAPTER XXXI. Subject Continued.
CHAPTER XXXII. Reasons Why and Wherefore.
CHAPTER XXXIII. Which People Void of Feeling Need Not Read.
CHAPTER XXXIV. Retribution.
CHAPTER XXXV. Conclusion.